nước mắm

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Etymology[edit]

From Vietnamese nước mắm

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nước mắm (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of nuoc mam.

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

nước (water) + mắm (salted fish)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˧ˀ˦ mɐm˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˦˥ mɐm˦˥/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˦ˀ˥ mɐm˦ˀ˥/

Noun[edit]

nước mắm

  1. A light brown, watery fish sauce used in Vietnamese cookery.
  2. A mixture of this sauce with water, lemon juice, sugar, and various seasonings such as garlic and black pepper.

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